Local artistes Debbie Reifer and NexCyx are on marthastewartweddings.com’s list of 27 Bands to Hire for Your Wedding Day.
The list released in September, features an eclectic collection of bands, mostly hailing from the United States. The only other Caribbean based band to be included was Quique Talevera of Puerto Rico.
Martha Stewart Weddings first learned about the two bands when they performed at the superstar wedding of singer Gabe Saporta and fashion designer Erin Fetherston held in Barbados last year. The magazine was impressed and asked to include them in this month’s online feature.
Musical Director of NexCyx, Andre Clarke said it was an honour to be acknowledged in this way by such a respected magazine. “We are thrilled to have made the cut, and to have another Bajan artiste recognized as well is just phenomenal,” he added.
NexCyx is just back in Barbados after a successful five-state college tour in the U.S.Debbie Reifer is currently in Los Angeles wrapping up performances at the historic House of Blues in Hollywood and the music networking showcase, Sync Summit.
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NexCyx is a five-member alternative hip-hop band based in Barbados. The group has shared the stage with Angie Stone, Erykah Badu, Air Supply, Damien Marley and Wyclef Jean and has played major music events in the Caribbean, US and France. Chosen in 2012 by an international judging panel as the winners of the “Hennessy Chase the Music; Own the Stage” competition, which took them to the Cognac Blues Passion Festival in France, the band went on to get the top spot in the RyanSeacrest.com March Music Madness contest for their version of Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger.” in 2013. NexCyx holds an MTV Artist of the Week accolade, an Artist of the Month title from Rockwired.com and a Band of the Year honor at the noted Barbados Music Awards.
For more information visit: nexcyx.com, twitter.com/nexcyx, facebook.com/nexcyx.
About Debbie Reifer
Barbadian singer song/writer Debbie Reifer has a musical style that reflects a tender articulation of the human condition and offers therapy for the soul. Since the successful release of her first single “Amber “ in 2012, Debbie has gone on to release her first EP “Hearts Like Mine” and to write music for the critically acclaimed Barbadian movie “Chrissy”. She is nominated was Best New Artist in this year’s Barbados Music Awards and is currently working on her second album.
For more information visit: www.debbiereifermusic.com
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